The renowned chefs Gastón Acurio (Peru) and Karlos Arguiñano (Spain) inaugurate CONVIDA, the restaurant for the community of Pachacútec

The space will have three purposes: to be a restaurant-school for students of service and gastronomy careers; a nutritious social canteen for initial, primary and secondary students; and a restaurant for the workers and the community surrounding the foundation.

Understand gastronomy as a plural and collective activity capable of generating change. With this motivation born CONVIDA, a dining room, restaurant and school in the district of Pachacútec. With the participation and enthusiasm of young people, neighbors and collaborators, the opening of the restaurant is the first step of a long journey that begins today. The one to invite, as who invites to a table. The one to invite, like who gives a reason. To live with life.
CONVIDA merges two initiatives. The first is the proposal of Gastón Acurio, the renowned Peruvian chef, to open a restaurant run by the students of the Cooking School. This idea was complemented by another: that of the Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa by the hand of the charismatic chef Karlos Aguiñano, with three decades of television career in Spain, who proposed the installation of a dining room that offered nutritious breakfasts for the educational community. This is how CONVIDA was born, a meeting place between the students of the Foundation and the community of Pachacútec.
From April 22, very early and daily, CONVIDA will serve 1,000 breakfasts for the educational community of the Foundation. Then, the cooking students will light the stove for a gastronomic training that will lead them to offer 150 lunches to the Pachacutan population.
The Pachacútec Foundation has an educational offer that covers the largest number of training stages: it integrates from a school with the levels of primary and secondary initial; to CETPro, where Bartenders, Contact Center, Hairdressing, LPG and natural gas, and Service in Restaurant and Bar courses are offered; and to the Institute, which provides careers in Business Administration, Cooking and Industrial Electricity.
With CONVIDA, the foundation will take to the neighborhood that welcomes it, joy, health and well-being through the passion for cooking and the goal of transforming lives through education and love, under which one day, almost 15 years ago years ago this prestigious institution was created.
CONVIDA members are Acurio Restaurants, the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa of the Basque Country (Spain) and the AIALA School of Hospitality of Karlos Aguiñano. It also has the support of DIAGEO, SODEXO, AUNA, Dominion, Brand Food, and R & amp; T Arq. And Imaginative.
Summary
– The Pachacútec Foundation presents CONVIDA, a restaurant designed both for the learning of the students of the Cooking career and for the feeding of the students of the Foundation and the residents of Pacachútec.
– The opening of the space will take place on Monday, April 8 at 11:30 in the morning at the headquarters of the Foundation, located on Santa Rosa Avenue S / N Pachacútec, in Ventanilla.
– The event will be attended by renowned chefs Gastón Acurio and Karlos Arguiñano, involved in the creation and implementation of this initiative.

Declarations:

Gastón Acurio: “The restaurant is also a learning space for Pachacútec students, who will take charge of their driving and where Pachacutec neighbors can enjoy high quality dishes in beautiful and comfortable facilities.”

 

Karlos Arguiñano: “The kitchen has given me so much that I have always worried about teaching my children that we also have to give to others … that is why when we learned that the Diputación de Gipuzkoa and Gastón were part of this project we decided immediately to contribute our grain of sand to education through education ”.

 

Magally Fuentes Acurio (Vicepresidente de la Fundación Pachacútec): “Convida is a dream come true because the comprehensive training we provide to students is complemented by the food they will receive daily from now on and is also a way to open our doors to the community that welcomes us.”
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